You can help protect Vermont’s Waterways!

The Agency of Natural Resources has released a draft permit for accepting, processing, and discharging landfill leachate from Casella landfills into Vermont’s waterways.  The permit includes accepting leachate from New Hampshire!

To review the permit and supporting documents, please see this webpage.
View the recordings of the virtual meetings:

DUMP opposed this harmful permit by posting this comment

Review the recording of the meeting in Newport!
October 26, 2021, from 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Link to Newport Meeting Recording

Review the recording from the meeting in Montpelier!
October 28, 2021, from 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Link to Montpelier Meeting Recording

Join us in protecting Lake Memphremagog!

The Lake Memphremagog Community Meeting was held 8/24/2021

Secretary Julie Moore of the Department of Environmental Conservation hosted this meeting in Newport.
It was a GREAT meeting, and DUMP members contributed many important comments and questions. Thanks to all who participated!!
Here is a link to a video recording of the meeting. Thank you NEK-TV!
Agenda for the meeting

We are working hard to restore and protect the beautiful International waters and watershed of Lake Memphremagog.


Sunset Eagle PointMedThrough our research, monitoring of water quality reports and published testing, testimony to legislators, and our own petitions for improved regulatory and testing policies, we focus on keeping our water clean and healthy for all.   more to come…


Classroom 2By holding scheduled meetings for stakeholders and the public, participating in press conferences, writing public comments and media articles, we are working hard to inform and engage the public.
more to come….


CollaborateCollaboration is a key to accomplishing our goal. Working together with other environmental groups raises our combined knowledge, and provides a strong platform to make the biggest impact.  
more to come….

Learn more about DUMP

Please join us in the fight to restore and protect Lake Memphremagog!

Join Us on Facebook – with over 200 members in our Facebook group, we have many opportunities to collaborate, locally and internationally!

(Header photo by Jeff Gerade, 2018)

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